15-001895CON Orange Snf, Llc vs. Agency For Health Care Administration
 Status: Closed
Settled and/or Dismissed prior to entry of RO/FO on Monday, June 15, 2015.


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1STATE OF FLORIDA 1

5AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATICII' I'' y' c' i - f 1

16ORANGE SNF, LLC, 2016

20JAN 21 P 1: 4 b

26Petitioner,

27DOAH NO. 15- 1895CON

31vs. AHCA NO. 2015002575

35CON NOS. 10315

38STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR 10320

44HEALTH CARE and

47LP ADMINISTRATION,

49ORLANDO, LLC,

51Respondents.

52HSP CITRUS, LLC,

55Petitioner,

56DOAH NO. 15- 1899CON

60vs. AHCA NO. 2015002638

64CON NOS. 10314

67STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR 10315

73HEALTH CARE

75LP ADMINISTRATION, and

78ORLANDO, LLC,

80Respondents.

81PRESBYTERIAN RETIREMENT

83COMMUNITIES, INC., d/ a b/

88WESTMINSTER TOWERS,

90Petitioner,

91DOAH NO. 15- 1901 CON

96vs. AHCA NO. 2015002604

100CON NOS. 10315

103STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR 10322

109HEALTH CARE and

112LP ADMINISTRATION,

114ORLANDO, LLC,

116Respondents.

117ORANGE COUNTY CON, LLC,

121Petitioner, DOAH NO. 15- 1902CON

126AHCA NO. 2015002639

129vs. CON NOS. 10315

13310317

134STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR

139HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION, and

143LP ORLANDO, LLC,

146Respondents.

147LP ORLANDO, LLC,

150Petitioner, DOAH NO. 15- 1939CON

155AHCA NO. 2015003338

158VS. CON NO. 10315

162STATE OF FLORIDA, AGENCY FOR

167HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION,

169HSP CITRUS, LLC, ORANGE SNF, LLC,

175PRESBYEERIAN RETIREMENT

177COMMUNITIES, INC., d/ a b/

182WESTMINSTER TOWERS, and

185ORANGE COUNTY CON, LLC,

189Respondents.

190FINAL ORDER

192THIS CAUSE is before the State of Florida, Agency for Health Care Administration

205the Agency") concerning the denial of Certificate of Need (" CON") 10320 filed by Orange

222SNF, LLC, to establish a new 120- bed community nursing home, the denial of CON 10314 filed

239by HSP Citrus, LLC, to establish a new 120- bed community nursing home, the denial of CON

25610322 filed by Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/ a b/ Westminster Towers

268Presbyterian") to add 59 community nursing home beds through the conversion of 59 sheltered

283nursing home beds at its existing nursing home, the denial of CON 10317 to establish a new 120-

301bed community nursing home, the approval of CON 10315 filed by LP Orlando, LLC, to

316establish a new 180 bed community nursing home, and the cross- petition filed by LP Orlando,

332LLC, supporting the denials of the aforementioned CONS, all of which with respect to the fixed

348need pool for Sub- District 7- 2.

3551. The Agency comparatively reviewed CON applications for other beds and

366programs batching cycle with an application due date of November 19, 2014, for the fixed need

382pool for Sub- District 7- 3. For the case at hand, the reviews included in relevant part:

39910314 HSP Citrus, LLC 120 Beds Denied

40610315 LP Orlando, LLC 180 Beds Approved

41310316 MF Orange, LLC 120 Beds Denied

42010317 Orange County CON, LLC 130 Beds Denied

42810318 Orange County Development, LLC 120 Beds Denied

43610319 Orange Park NH, LLC 120 Beds Denied

44410320 Orange SNF, LLC 120 Beds Denied

45110321 Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc. 40 Beds Partial

45910322 Westminster Towers 59 Beds Denied

46510323 Tri County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc. 120 Beds Denied

4762. On February 23, 2015, the Agency published notice in the Florida Administrative

489Register of its decisions regarding the preliminary approval of CON 10315, the partial approval

503of 103211 and the denials of CON Nos. 10314, 10316, 10317 and 10318, 10319, 10320, 10322

519and 10323.

5213. On March 13, 2015, Orange SNF, LLC, filed a Petition for Formal Administrative

535Hearing challenging the denial of its application for CON 10320 and challenging the approval of

550CON 10315 to LP Orlando, LLC.

5564. On March 16, 2015, HSP Citrus, LLC, filed a Petition for Formal Administrative

570Hearing challenging the denial of its application for CON 10314 and challenging the approval of

585CON 10315 to LP Orlando, LLC.

5911 The Agency entered a Final Order the of CON 10321P to Orlando Lutheran in

606upholding approval Towers, Inc.,

610AHCA Case No. 2015003343.

6145. On March 16, 2015, Presbyterian filed a Petition for Formal Administrative

626Hearing challenging the denial of its application for CON 10322 and challenging the approval of

641CON 10315 to LP Orlando, LLC.

6476. On March 16, 2015, Orange County CON, LLC, filed a Petition for Formal

661Administrative Hearing challenging the denial of its application for certificate of need 10317 and

675challenging the approval of CON 10315 to LP Orlando, LLC.

6857. On March 27, 2015, LP Orlando, LLC, filed Granted Applicant Petition for

698Formal Administrative Proceeding to respond to the challenges to the Agency' s preliminary

711approval of CON 10315.

7158. The Agency referred the Petitions to the Division of Administrative Hearings

727DOAH") and an Administrative Law Judge (" ALJ") was assigned.

7399. On April 28, 2015, the ALJ entered an order consolidating Case Nos. 15-

7531895CON, 15- 1896CON, 15- 1899CON, 15- 1901CON, 15- 1902CON and 15- 1939CON.

76510. On June 15, 2015, Orange SNF, LLC, filed a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal of its

781Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing and the case was closed.

79111. On September 16, 2015, HSP Citrus, LLC, filed a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal

805of its Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing and the case was closed.

81712. On January 8, 2016, Presbyterian filed a Notice of Voluntary Withdrawal of its

831Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing and the case was closed.

84113. On May 26, 2015, Orange County CON, LLC, filed a Notice of Voluntary

855Dismissal of its Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing and the case was closed.

86814. At this point, all of the cases in DOAH relative to this matter have been closed.

885It is therefore ORDERED:

8891. The denials of CON 10314, 10317, 10320, and 10322 are UPHELD.

9012. The approval CON 10315 is UPHELD. The Agency shall issue CON 10315 to

915LP Orlando, LLC,

918ORDERED in Tallahassee, Florida, on this c> 27 day o l c. 2016.

931Elizabeth Dude Secretary

934Agency for Heal Care Administration

939NOTICE OF RIGHT TO JUDICIAL REVIEW

945A party who is adversely affected by this Final Order is entitled to judicial review, which shall be

963instituted by filing the original Notice of Appeal with the Agency Clerk of AHCA, and a copy

980along with the filing fee prescribed by law with the District Court of Appeal in the appellate

997district where the Agency maintains its headquarters or where a party resides. Review of

1011proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with the Florida appellate rules. The Notice of

1025Appeal must be filed within 30 days of the rendition of the order to be reviewed.

1041CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

1044I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Final Order has

1059been furnished by the method designated to the persons named below on this Y of

1074T

10752016.

1076yy

1077Richard J. Shoop, Agency Clerk

1082Agency for Health Care Administration

10872727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop 43

1093Tallahassee, Florida 32308

1096850) 412- 3630

1099R. Bruce McKibben

1102Administrative Law Judge

1105Division of Administrative Hearings

1109Electronic Filing)

1111Karen Ann Putnal, Esquire

1115Robert A. Weiss, Esquire

1119Moyle Law Firm, P.A.

1123118 North Gadsden Street

1127Tallahassee, Florida 32301

1130kputnalyd,> ylelaw. mo_ com

1135rweiss( inoylelaw. com

1138mqualls@moylelaw. com

1140Electronic Mail)

1142Jay Adams, Esquire

1145Frank P. Rainer, Esquire

1149John F. Loar, Esquire

1153Broad and Cassel

1156215 South Monroe Street, Suite 400

1162Tallahassee, Florida 32301

1165jadams@broadandcassel. com

1167frainer@broadandcassel. com

1169jloar@broadandcassel. com

1171kdilworth@broadandcassel. com

1173Electronic Mail)

1175Stephen A. Ecenia, Esquire

1179J. Stephen Menton, Esquire

1183Rutledge, Ecenia and Purnell, P.A.

1188119 South Monroe Street, Suite 202

1194Post Office Box 551

1198Tallahassee, Florida 32302- 0551

1202steve@reuphlaw. com

1204smenton@rutledge- com ecenia.

1207roxanne@rutledge- com ecenia.

1210Electronic Mail)

1212Seann M. Frazier, Esquire

1216Parker, Hudson, Rainer and Dobbs, LLP

1222Suite 750, 215 South Monroe Street

1228Tallahassee, Florida 32301

1231sfrazier@phrd. com

1233twd@phrd. com

1235Electronic Mail)

1237Jonathan L. Rue, Esquire

1241Parker, Hudson, Rainer and Dobbs, LLC

12471500 Marquis Two Tower

1251285 Peachtree Center Avenue, Northeast

1256Atlanta, Georgia 30303

1259jrue' phrd. com

1262Electronic Mail)

1264Donna Holshouser Stinson, Esquire

12681507 Old Fort Drive

1272Tallahassee, Florida 32301

1275mamadhs@tds. net

1277Electronic Mail)

1279Jason Watson, Esquire

1282Consulate Health Care Office of Corporate Counsel

1289Suite 700, 3102 West Laurel Street

1295Tampa, Florida 33607

1298jason. watson@consulatemgt. a. com

1302Ramon. Hemandez@consulatemgt. com

1305Electronic Mail)

1307Richard Joseph Saliba, Esquire

1311Kevin M. Marker, Esquire

1315Assistants General Counsel

1318Office of the General Counsel

1323Agency for Health Care Administration

1328Electronic Mail)

1330Janice K. Mills, Government Analyst II

1336Facilities Intake Unit

1339Agency for Health Care Administration

1344Electronic Mail)

1346Marisol M. Fitch, Unit Manager

1351Certificate of Need Unit

1355Agency for Health Care Administration

1360Electronic Mail)

1362Bernard Hudson, Unit Manager

1366Long Term Care Unit

1370Agency for Health Care Administration

1375Electronic Mail)

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Proceedings
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Date: 02/05/2016
Proceedings: Agency Final Order filed.
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Date: 01/27/2016
Proceedings: Agency Final Order
PDF:
Date: 07/17/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc., d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's Notice of Serving Corrected First Set of Interrogatories to Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/17/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc., d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's Corrected First Request to Produce to the Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/17/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Appearance (Joan Loar) filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/16/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc.'s Answers to Orlando Lutheran Towers, LLC's Request for Admissions filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/07/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc., d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's First Request to Produce to the Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/07/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc., d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's Notice of Serving First Set of Interrogatoties to Agency for Health Care Administration filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's First Request for Admissions Directed to HSP Citrus, LLC filed.
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Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's First Request to Produce to Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc. filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's First Request to Produce to LP Orlando, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's First Request to Produce to HSP Citrus, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's Notice of Serving Interrogatories to HSP Citrus, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's Notice of Serving Interrogatories to Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc. filed.
PDF:
Date: 07/06/2015
Proceedings: Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminister Towers, LLC's First Set of Interrogatories to LP Orlando, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/23/2015
Proceedings: Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc.'s First Request for Admission to Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminster Towers filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/23/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Service of Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc.'s Second Interrogatories to Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminster Towers filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/15/2015
Proceedings: Order Closing File. CASE CLOSED.
PDF:
Date: 06/15/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC Notice of Voluntary Dismissal filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/01/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC?s First Request for Admissions Directed to Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc., filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/01/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC?s First Request for Admissions Directed to Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc., filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/01/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC?s First Request for Admissions Directed to HSP Citrus, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 06/01/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC?s First Request for Admissions Directed to LP Orlando, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/26/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Voluntary Dismissal filed.
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Date: 05/06/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Retaining Court Reporter filed.
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Date: 05/06/2015
Proceedings: The Agency for Health Care Administration's Preliminary and Final Witness List filed.
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Date: 05/06/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Hearing (hearing set for November 2 through 6, 9 through 13 and 23 through 25, 2015; 9:00 a.m.; Tallahassee, FL).
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: HSP Citrus, LLC's First Request for Production of Documents to Orange SNF, LLC filed.
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Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: HSP Citrus, LLC's Notice of Service of First Interrogatories and First Request to Produce to Orange SNF, LLC filed.
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: CASE STATUS: Pre-Hearing Conference Held.
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Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's First Request for Production of Documents Directed to Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminster Towers filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's Notice of Serving First Set of Interrogatories to Presbyterian Retirement Communities, Inc. d/b/a Westminster Towers filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's First Request for Production of Documents Directed to Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc. filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's Notice of Serving First Set of Interrogatories to Orlando Lutheran Towers, Inc. filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's First Request for Production of Documents Directed to Orange County CON, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's Notice of Serving First Set of Interrogatories to Orange County CON, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's First Request for Production of Documents Directed to LP Orlando, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's Notice of Serving First Set of Interrogatories to LP Orlando, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's First Request for Production of Documents Directed to HSP Citrus, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/05/2015
Proceedings: Orange SNF, LLC's Notice of Serving First Set of Interrogatories to HSP Citrus, LLC filed.
PDF:
Date: 05/01/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Telephonic Status Conference filed.
PDF:
Date: 04/28/2015
Proceedings: (Petitioner's) Amended Response to Initial Order (filed in Case No. 15-001939CON).
PDF:
Date: 04/28/2015
Proceedings: Order of Consolidation (DOAH Case Nos. 15-1895CON, 15-1896CON, 15-1899CON, 15-1901CON, 15-1902CON, 15-1939CON).
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Date: 04/28/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Transfer.
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Date: 04/20/2015
Proceedings: (Petitioner's) Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 04/17/2015
Proceedings: (Agency's) Response to Initial Order filed.
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Date: 04/15/2015
Proceedings: Notice of Transfer.
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Date: 04/09/2015
Proceedings: Initial Order.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Proceedings: Decisions on Batched Applications filed.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Proceedings: Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing filed.
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Date: 04/08/2015
Proceedings: Notice (of Agency referral) filed.

Case Information

Judge:
R. BRUCE MCKIBBEN
Date Filed:
04/08/2015
Date Assignment:
04/28/2015
Last Docket Entry:
02/05/2016
Location:
Tallahassee, Florida
District:
Northern
Agency:
Other
Suffix:
CON
 

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